Ren Zhengfei has been called the “spiritual leader” of Huawei, but he says he only plays a “symbolic role”. Illustration: Perry Tse: SCMP
Ren Zhengfei has been called the “spiritual leader” of Huawei, but he says he only plays a “symbolic role”. Illustration: Perry Tse: SCMP
Huawei

exclusive | ‘I’m not Huawei’s spiritual leader. I’m a puppet leader,’ founder Ren Zhengfei says

  • This is the fifth in an eight-part series looking at how Huawei has found itself at the epicentre of the US-China tech war
  • Ren Zhengfei has been described as the ‘spiritual leader’ of Huawei, but he says he would rather be forgotten

Ren Zhengfei has been called the “spiritual leader” of Huawei, but he says he only plays a “symbolic role”. Illustration: Perry Tse: SCMP
Ren Zhengfei has been called the “spiritual leader” of Huawei, but he says he only plays a “symbolic role”. Illustration: Perry Tse: SCMP
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